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SIR JOHN FROISSART Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV. Vol.2

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SIR JOHN FROISSART
Chronicles of England, France, Spain and the adjoining countries from the latter part of the reign of Edward II to the coronation of Henry IV. Vol.2
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by florin, and put all the foreign foldiers he found in it to death; from thence he came to the town of la Réolé. CHAP. CViH. THE EARL OF DERBY LAYS SIEGE TO LA REOLE, WHICH SURRENDERS TO HIM. "^/*HEN the earl of Derby was arrived at la Réole, he encompafled it clofely all round, creeling towers in the plains, and near to every road, that. no provifion of any kind could enter it. He caufed it to be affaulted almoft every day. This fiege took up much of the fummer ; and* when the time had expired which thofe of Monfegur had fixed for furrendering themfelves, the earl of Derby fent thither, and the inhabitants of the town be-came liege men to the earl, who, in all thefe cafes, was the reprefentative of the king of England. Even fir Hugh de Baftefol ferved under the earl, with the men of Monfegur, for a certain falary, which he received from the faid earl, for himfelf and his fellow-foldiers. The Englifh, who were befieging la Réole, had lain before it more than nine weeks, apd had con* ftru&ed two large towers of great beams of wood, three ftories high : each tower was placed on wheels, and covered over with prepared leather, to fhelter thofe within from fire and from the arrows : in each ftory were one hundred archers. Thefe two towers, by dint of men's force, were pufhed clofe to 80


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